A late February Haiku
January sales are done;
We look to March on!
Yes, the January sales are done, and though the stores have new arrivals (with an appalling colour choice of mustard yellow this year, but I digress), one isn’t quite in the mood for buying a new spring wardrobe yet. February is supposed to be a short month, but it seems (to me) to somehow drag on.
So what to do, what to do? How does one deal with splattering rain, blustery winds, and inadequate sunshine?
Well, how about plan? Yes, plan for the delights that March will bring! Now, it is important to note that with delights there is always an opportunity to host a party, soiree, rendezvous, shindig, bash, get-together, revelry, festive social gathering, and/or merrymaking event (as I exhaust my computer’s thesaurus skills). And our charming team at Photo Cutouts are on hand to start turning your vision into a reality so you will have photo (cutout) memories to last a lifetime!
And so, here are March Delights, Part 1: The First Half of March
- March 1: St. David’s Day (Wales) →→→ https://wales.com/stdavidsday
You don’t have to be Welsh to celebrate with daffodils and leeks, sing a Welsh song, eat some Welsh rarebit, Welsh cakes, Glamorgan sausages…and also just celebrate all your friends named David (but make them buy the booze!).
- March 4: Mardi Gras →→→ https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/mardi-gras
Apparently dating back to pagan times celebrating spring and fertility rites, it is now also called Carnival or Carnaval and it’s the decadent party before Lent. So channel your pagan god/goddess; or dress up like they do in New Orleans in masks, feathers, and a colourful costume of green, purple, and gold; or even celebrate for a week like the Brazilians! And I invite you to click on the link above, and read what the Danish do….
- March 8: International Women’s Day →→→ https://www.internationalwomensday.com/
Celebrating, appreciating, recognizing women. Need we say more?
- March 17: Patrick’s Day
Celebrate this sainted lad by putting a shamrock (or a bunch of them) in your buttonhole; wear your fanciest green outfit but make sure you have a stretchy waistband to accommodate for eating some corned beef and cabbage (and the possible festive flatulence that comes with this dish); and finally toast all things Irish with one (or more of these Irish beers):
So, my planners, I have given you some ideas for celebrating delightful things in the first part of March. All you need to do now is contact us at tel: 08450 570 321 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in an on-line form at https://www.photocutouts.co.uk/contact.htm
Until next time, and don’t forget we love, love, love when you send us photos of you and your photo cutouts!